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Web Seminar, May 21, 2015

 
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Coral Reef Ecosystems: Middle Collection

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Earth's Changing Surface: High Collection

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NSTA Learning Center Collections 5-21-2015 FINAL-Collection.pdf

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Universe: Elementary Collection

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Implementing Japanese Lesson Study in a Higher Education Context

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Summary: The purpose of this article is to describe a reform model of instructional collaboration, Japanese lesson study, which has been shown in previous research to enhance reform-based teaching.

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Measuring Up: A Simple Lesson That Engages Students in Scientific Practices and Mathematics

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Summary: Students compare arm spans by measuring, graphing, and practicing important science skills. This lesson helps to incorporate mathematical standards from the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and scientific practices from the new Framework for...

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Scope on the Skies: Moon phases

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Summary: When teaching Moon phases, the focus seems to be on the sequence of Moon phases and, in some grade levels, how Moon phases occur. Either focus can sometimes be a challenge, especially without the use of models and observations of the Moon. In this month’s...

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Solving the Mystery of Mock Mummies: Using Scientific Inquiry Skills in an Integrated Lesson

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Summary: When the nature of science (NOS) is reinforced, middle school students will be able to appreciate scientific inquiry processes and communication, as outlined in the National Science Education Standards (NRC 1996). To this end, the authors developed a...